The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 42 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 19 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.65% 4.02% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 4.39% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 7
Median salary £51,250 £56,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Penetration Testing
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
364 296 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.00% 91.64% 76.32%
Number of salaries quoted 302 263 170
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 31 (93.94%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (57.58%) Linux
3 16 (48.48%) TCP/IP
3 16 (48.48%) PHP
4 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 14 (42.42%) Telecoms
6 13 (39.39%) Java
6 13 (39.39%) C++
6 13 (39.39%) Reverse Engineering
6 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
7 11 (33.33%) C
7 11 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
7 11 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (30.30%) Windows
8 10 (30.30%) Solaris
8 10 (30.30%) DNS
8 10 (30.30%) Python
8 10 (30.30%) SMTP
8 10 (30.30%) HTTP
8 10 (30.30%) Malware Analysis
9 9 (27.27%) Ruby
9 9 (27.27%) DV Cleared
9 9 (27.27%) Perl
10 8 (24.24%) C#
10 8 (24.24%) CISSP
10 8 (24.24%) Firewall
10 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (24.24%) Digital Media
10 8 (24.24%) Big Data
11 7 (21.21%) CEH

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) Apache Pig
2 4 (12.12%) Confluence
3 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) TCP/IP
2 11 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (30.30%) DNS
3 10 (30.30%) HTTP
3 10 (30.30%) SMTP
4 8 (24.24%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Big Data
2 6 (18.18%) Apache Hive
2 6 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
1 4 (12.12%) Mercurial
1 4 (12.12%) Subversion
General
1 14 (42.42%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Security Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Senior Security Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) PHP Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Graduate
6 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Trainer
7 1 (3.03%) Ethical Hacker
7 1 (3.03%) IT Graduate
7 1 (3.03%) SOC Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Java EE
1 6 (18.18%) STL
2 5 (15.15%) CSS
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) Web Services
3 4 (12.12%) jQuery
3 4 (12.12%) JSON
3 4 (12.12%) Kendo UI
3 4 (12.12%) XML
3 4 (12.12%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Digital Media
2 6 (18.18%) Cybercrime
3 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (6.06%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.03%) iPad
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.03%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Solaris
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Android
3 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 6 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (39.39%) Reverse Engineering
2 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
3 11 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (30.30%) Malware Analysis
5 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.18%) Mobile Development
6 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 5 (15.15%) Kanban
7 5 (15.15%) OO
7 5 (15.15%) Scrum
8 4 (12.12%) MVC
8 4 (12.12%) OO PHP
8 4 (12.12%) Secure Coding
9 2 (6.06%) Information Security
9 2 (6.06%) OWASP
9 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
10 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) PHP
2 13 (39.39%) C++
2 13 (39.39%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) C
4 10 (30.30%) Python
5 9 (27.27%) Perl
5 9 (27.27%) Ruby
6 8 (24.24%) C#
7 6 (18.18%) Objective-C
8 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) CISSP
4 7 (21.21%) CEH
4 7 (21.21%) GIAC
5 6 (18.18%) CCNA
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (18.18%) Linux+ Certification
5 6 (18.18%) MCSE
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (18.18%) SANS
5 6 (18.18%) SSCP
6 5 (15.15%) Sun Certification
7 2 (6.06%) CISMP
7 2 (6.06%) Degree
7 2 (6.06%) EC-Council LPT
7 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Zend
2 1 (3.03%) AlienVault
2 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
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